'Pan Am': Going nowhere fast


As much as we hold out hope that "Pan Am" comes through with a series-saving episode, this certainly wasn't the week. On Sunday (Oct. 16), the crew is rerouted to Burma thanks to a mission where Kate (Kelli Garner) is charged with delivering a camera from Rangoon to Jakarta. It is here that...honestly...very little happens. Laura (Margot Robbie) and Maggie (Christina Ricci) wander around town, drinking, eating and dancing. This essentially renders "Pan Am" a global travel show filmed on sound stage in New York City. Kate continues to act as an international courier rather than a spy. And when her actions have no context, it goes from dull to meaningless.  A bit of a tiff breaks out between Kate and Laura. It's clear the stress of being spy-in-training is getting to Kate. But the argument falls flat. Plus, when the most cutting line of the spat is, "You're wearing bunny slippers," you know there...



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